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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )